Tag Archives: Haitian

Seche a la Creole Haitienne

Okay, I’m too old to travel.  Because I wanted to cook and post with reasonable pictures, I went out, taking the head of Jade’s tripod with me, and bought another thing that fits on the head of the tripod.  I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cooking, fish, Food and Wine, Haitian, Main dishes, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Not Chiquetaille d’Hareng Fume

I’ve told you about Edmond Pierre in Haiti and the chiquetaille we used to eat on his boat. In fact there were two different types of chiquetaille, one made with dry, salted cod and the other with dry, salted and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appetizer, Cooking, fish, Food and Wine, Haitian, Recipes, Salad | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Mirliton Creole

Mirliton or chayote is an attractive, pale green squash that I first heard of and had in Haiti. Prepared roasted, boiled, sauteed or stuffed, even squash haters and children like this mild tasting vegetable. Feeling a bit run down and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cooking, Food and Wine, Haitian, Main dishes, Recipes, side dish, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Pikliz!

Perusing my blog stats, I noticed that quite a few visitors have been interested in my Haitian griot recipe.  Heck, after looking at the recipe, I was interested and decided to make some. Quel coincidence!  After I had put my … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appetizer, Cooking, Food and Wine, Fruit, Haitian, Main dishes, Recipes, Salad, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Haitian Soupe Giraumon/Joumou

Viciously cold this morning and there I was at 6:30 this morning, resentfully walking my husband’s dog.  It was nine below zero because I looked it up when I got home.   I broke the ice on the dogs water … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cooking, Food and Wine, Haitian, Main dishes, Recipes, Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Mirliton a la Creole

Mirliton or chayote is a wonderful, mild flavored squash that I was first introduced to in Haiti.  Steamed, stuffed or mixed with spicy shrimp, mirliton is a vegetable that appeals to  most.  Or should.  Versatile, it can be eaten alone … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cooking, Food and Wine, Haitian, Recipes, side dish, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Chiquetaille a la Creole

Whenever I make chiquetaille (cod fish salad) I think of Edmond Pierre and his African Queen style boat.  Edmond’s wealth and family went back as far as the Haitian independence from the French in 1804.  Edmond’s family was and is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appetizer, Cooking, Food and Wine, Haitian, Hors d'oeuvres, Recipes, Salad | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments